A great conversation with Beyond Law CLC team and young lawyers/law students from P&H, and across the country on issues relating to White Collar Crime (WCC) defence. The conversation ranged from : What really is ‘White Collar Crime’? and the criminology behind it, to a brief overview of principles of corporate criminal liability and salient features of … Continue reading Understanding white collar crime (webinar)
First published on Bar and Bench A call from the High Court is a big thing, whoever and wherever one is – in life. Especially when you are a 25-year-old Magistrate, and it is your parent High Court. It fills you with excitement and dread. One late afternoon, during my stint as a Magistrate at Dwarka Courts, … Continue reading The Art of Justicing: The Story of Justice Gita Mittal
This is the first in a series of posts titled 'Judgments without tears' where we try to make complex judgments accessible and fun. Let me try unpacking Vineeta Sharma v. Rakesh Sharma delivered on 11.08.2020. A 122 page judgment and certainly not the easiest to read. But this is an important judgment and a progressive … Continue reading Judgments without Tears | Part 1 | ‘Vineeta Sharma v. Rakesh Sharma’ | Supreme Court on Daughter’s Coparcenary Rights.
Nothing affects our lives and our liberty more directly than criminal law, and yet, nothing has been treated with greater disdain as far as law reform is concerned. We’ve talked about it a lot indeed. It has just not been important enough to implement, for some reason. We’ve forgotten that what separates a ‘Criminal System’ from … Continue reading A Charter For Reform in Procedural Criminal Laws | Ensuring ‘Justice’ in the Criminal Justice System